Gesamtdeutsche Volkspartei

Name
GVP
ID 238
Gesamtdeutsche Volkspartei
All-German People's Party
Party family
Christian democracy
Dates
1952-11-29 — 1957-05-18
Predecessors · / Successors ·
1952-11-29 · DZ · splinter
1952-11-29 · CDU · splinter
1957-05-18 · SPD · joined
Description

Party was formed on 29 November 1952. Among the founding members were Gustav Heinemann, a former CDU minister of the interior, and Helene Wessel, leader of the Zentrum.
The party was dissolved at a party congress on 18/19 May 1957 and joining the SPD was recommended (Stöss 1968, 1478ff).

Sources
Parteien-Handbuch
Wikipedia
· EN – All-German People's Party

Elections

1953 – 1.2 – 0